Joanne Shenandoah Death

American singer-songwriter Joanne Shenandoah passed away aged 63

Joanne Shenandoah Death – Cause of Death – On the 22nd of November 2021, Joanne Shenandoah, the legendary singer-songwriter who performed before world leaders and on high-profile stages, died at the age of 63. She died on Monday night in Scottsdale, Arizona, after complications of abdominal bleeding. Joanne was battling health issues in recent years, including liver problems after she had a bacterial infection.

The Native American was described by the Native American Music Awards & Association as “Native America’s musical matriarch.” Joanne was a member of the Wolf Clan of the Oneida Nation. According to AbcNews, Joanne made her first recording performance in 1989, and her career went on to include numerous albums and collaborations.

She won 14 Native American Music Awards and was one of the artists who contributed to “Sacred Ground: A Tribute to Mother Earth,” which won the Grammy award for Best Native American music album in 2006, and was nominated twice for Grammys for her own recordings. She is survived by her husband, daughter, grandson and two sisters.

The Music Gallery wrote in reaction; “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Joanne Shenandoah, our sincerest condolences to the Shenandoah-George family. Joanne was a Grammy Award Winning Haudenosaunee Artist, Lecturer, Educator, Ambassador of Peace, Earth Advocate and highly acclaimed singer songwriter.”

Photo Credit – The Music Gallery